BSAC Field Trips
9 BSAC students visited the Nucor Fastener Assembly Plant and Vulcraft bar joist and metal deck fabrication plant on July, 18th in St. Joseph, Indiana.
8 BSAC students and Dr. Chris Williams visited Coreslab Structures in Indianapolis on June 20th. Coreslab is a precast concrete manufacturer specializing in precast components for use in parking garages, commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.
Previous Field Trip Locations
Buzzi Unicem Cement Manufacturing Plant
A group of civil engineering students toured the Buzzi Unicem cement manufacturing plant in Greencastle, IN. The tour included a walk-through of the facility with stops at the rotary kilns, slurry basins, crushing/grinding mills, and the top of the main tower which provided a view of the entire plant and safe observation of quarry blast operations.
BSAC organized a field trip to ArcelorMittal in Burns Harbor, Indiana. ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest producer of steel, and the Burns Harbor location is one of their largest plants.
More info at: http://www.arcelormittal.com/corp/
Wang Hall Construction Site (Purdue University)
Wang Hall is the new Electrical and Computer Engineering building, located on Northwestern Avenue. A group of students and faculty from Bowen Laboratory toured the construction site on June 18th, 2013.
More info on Wang Hall at: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECE/AboutUs/New_in_ECE/wang_hall.html